Reasons for seeking treatment among young drug abusers in Hong Kong.

@article{Chung2008ReasonsFS,
  title={Reasons for seeking treatment among young drug abusers in Hong Kong.},
  author={Yida Y. H. Chung and Daniel Tan-Lei Shek},
  journal={International journal of adolescent medicine and health},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={441-8}
}
This study examined the reasons for seeking treatment among 300 male young heroin abusers in Hong Kong (172 newcomers and 128 repeaters) recruited from non-government drug treatment agencies. A 55-item Reasons for Seeking Treatment Scale (Reasons Scale) was developed to measure the participants' reasons for seeking treatment. The results showed that the… CONTINUE READING